Dr Sameera Irfan

30 years experience in Ophthalmology

Dr Sameera Irfan is a qualified Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic Surgeon and Neuro Ophthalmologist with a clinical and surgical experience of 30 years. She graduated from Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan in 1987 with a Gold Medal in Ophthalmology. After this she received all her training in UK and passed FRCS from Edinburgh, UK in 1993. Since then she has been practicing as a consultant Ophthalmologist.

Her major interests are oculoplastic, orbital, lacrimal and all kinds of Strabismus (squint) surgeries and Glaucoma.

She has over 55 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has presented scientific papers, given lectures and run courses not only in Pakistan but also in U.K, India and Germany.

She is the author of the textbook ‘An Insight into the Basics of OCULOPLASTICS’ as well as “UNDERSTANDING STRABISMUS”, published by JP Brothers and “UNDERSTANDING AMBLYOPIA”, based on her latest research in the subject which offers hope to millions of amblyopic patients of all ages around the world.

Member of Societies:

  • Pakistan Oculoplastic Association
  • Pakistan Ophthalmic Association
  • Pakistan Pediatric Ophthalmology Society
  • All India Ophthalmological Association (Life Member)
  • Oculoplastic Association of India (Life Member)
  • Punjab Ophthalmological Society India (Life Member)
  • Jhalandar Cataract & Refractive Society India

Her areas of expertise are:

  • Cosmetic eyelid/brow surgery
  • Blepharoplasty (eyebag and excess skin removal),
  • Byebrow lifts
  • Ptosis surgery (droopy upper eyelids)
  • Entropion / ectropion surgery
  • Eyelid/periocular tumour surgery
  • Facial skin lumps
  • Eyelid & orbital reconstruction following trauma
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Orbital decompression surgery
  • Orbital tumours
  • Socket reconstructive surgery
  • Eyelid and eyebrow surgery following facial palsy
  • Watering eye DCR/Lester Jones tubes
  • Reconstruction of Eyelid defects
  • Squint Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Dry Eyes Therapy
  • Amblyopia Therapy
  • Preparation & Dispensing autologous serum

Professional Education



Fatima Jinnah Medicial University for Women, Lahore, Pakistan


FRCS Ophthalmology

Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK


Post Fellowship Training UK

From 1993-1997: One year training in Pediatric Ophthalmology, one year training in Oculoplastic, one year training in Glaucoma & Neuro Ophthalmology as a part of WEST Yorkshire Rotation.